Iowa DOT News Release

Road closures on local roads over I-80 in Davenport begin May 15 #iatraffic

Posted on: May 08, 2017

DAVENPORT, Iowa – May 8, 2017 – Structural concrete repair work on overhead bridges over Interstate 80 in Davenport will require closing roads over the roadway beginning Monday, May 15, until mid-June 2017, weather permitting, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Davenport construction office.

Digital message signs for each bridge will let motorists know ahead of time and during construction that the road is closed. Additionally, detour signs will be placed on Maysville Road/Scott County Road Y-48 and Wisconsin Avenue. Motorists may experience travel delays and should allow additional time to reach their destination. The specific locations and scheduled closures for this project are listed below.

Utica Ridge Road: The road will be closed beginning Monday, May 15, until Tuesday, May 30.

North Division Street: The road will be closed beginning Tuesday, May 16, until Tuesday, May 30.

Maysville Road/Scott County Road Y-48: The road will be closed beginning Monday, May 22, until Tuesday, June 6.

Jersey Ridge Road: The road will be closed beginning Wednesday, May 31, until Wednesday, June 14.

Wisconsin Avenue: The road will be closed beginning Thursday, June 1, until Thursday, June 15.

McCarthy Improvement Co. is the contractor for this $9,662,885 project that also includes hot-mix asphalt resurfacing work on I-80 in Scott County.

The Iowa DOT reminds motorists to drive with caution, obey the posted speed limit and other signs in the work area, and be aware that traffic fines for moving violations are at least double in work zones. As in all work zones, drivers should stay alert, allow ample space between vehicles, and wear seat belts.

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Contact: Mark Brandl at 563-391-2750 or

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